Walter von Boltenstern

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Walter von Boltenstern
Born (1889-11-26)26 November 1889
Died 19 January 1952(1952-01-19) (aged 62)
Voikovo prison camp, Soviet Union
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 29th Infantry Division
179th Reserve Panzer Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter von Boltenstern (26 November 1889 – 19 January 1952) was a German general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Boltenstern was discharged from active service in 1945, later that year he was taken prisoner by the Soviet Red Army. He died in Soviet captivity at the Voikovo prison camp in 1952.

Awards and decorations[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 119.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Willibald Freiherr von Langermann und Erlencamp
Commander of 29. Infanterie-Division (mot.)
1 July 1940 – 20 September 1941
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Max Fremerey